As soon as the aspen leaves change color and the temperatures are warm enough to wear a scarf, Coloradoans start celebrating autumn. You can usher in Rocky Mountain fall in grand style by planning a weekend getaway around these festivals.
For more, check out the Aspen Chamber Events website, peruse the Snowmass Village events page, or look up the local community page for the place you’re planning to visit or purchase your new home in!
Fall Fun on the Alpaca Farm
Drive out to the Sopris Alpaca Farm for some FREE fall fun! Hand-feed the alpaca, take pictures, and watch the crias (baby alpacas!) play. Don’t forget to do some early Christmas shopping in their rustic alpaca boutique, loaded with products from their luxurious fiber.
They are open daily from 10–4pm, no appointment necessary. Find the rest of the details here.
Snowmass Opening Day
Oh, the weather outside is DELIGHTFUL!
That’s right, opening day for the 2021/2022 season starts early this year at Snowmass on November 25, 2021, and runs through April 17, 2022! Then, freeskiers and snowboarders can get Thanksgiving started on the right ski by rolling down Snowmass’s unique course of urban-inspired features.
Keep an eye out for all the exciting events Snowmass has to offer throughout the season here.
Thanksgiving Dinner at Element 47
Looking for something to do this Thanksgiving? Don’t feel like cooking (we don’t blame you)? Then you’ll enjoy a three-course dinner with festive favorites and gourmet twists on traditional Thanksgiving flavors at Element 47.
This event runs from 3–9pm. Tickets are $150 per guest, with a $100 wine pairing option. Children’s plates are $50.
Join Festive-Goers at Ajax Tavern
For a Thanksgiving option a bit more friendly on the wallet, check out Ajax Tavern’s plat du jour Thanksgiving favorites with roasted, organic turkey and all the trimmings, complete with a pecan pie.
This event costs $55 per guest, and runs from 5–9pm.
Basalt Regional Library Grab & Go Activities for Kids and Teens
Take part in one of the different crafts or activities offered by the Basalt Regional Library and The Art Base each week! You can scale each of these activities up or down to suit your crafter’s grade level, making them the perfect hands-on project for kids and teens. Grab an activity kit from the library’s main entrance on Saturday at 10 AM, while supplies last.
A list of upcoming Grab & Go activities can be found here.
Steely Dead at Belly Up Aspen
Belly Up Aspen steps up its game on November 12th, by bringing musical hybrid Steely Dead (Grateful Dead and Steely Dan). Steely Dan’s structure, arrangements, and precision studio recordings mix with the Grateful Dead’s free-flowing, melodic improvisation and masterful song transitions for a powerful sonic convergence.
All guests must have proof of vaccination 14 days prior to the event date. Tickets cost $25, or $40 for reserved seating. Buy yours here.
Are you interested in moving to the Rocky Mountains? Get a head start and join those who call the mountains home and get settled into your dream home before the turkey hits the table.
If you’re ready to purchase a home in Aspen, Woody Creek, Basalt, Carbondale, or Snowmass, Re/Max Signature can help!
Contact us on our website, or give us a call at (970) 429-8275 to discuss your specific real estate goals and needs.